Apple Maps finally gets turn-by-turn navigation and ability to book cab in India

Apple Maps in India after many years into existence is getting turn-by-turn navigation. We found this feature to be working just as intended in Secunderabad area where the maps showed turn-by-turn navigation. The feature shows you directions for driving and walking. Continue reading “Apple Maps finally gets turn-by-turn navigation and ability to book cab in India”

Apple is rebuilding Maps from ground up by using first-party data gathered by iPhones

Apple Maps Apple is said to be working on re-building its Maps from the ground up, and the company is said to be using first-party data gathered by iPhones with a privacy-first methodology and its own fleet of cars packed with sensors and cameras. This new product from Apple will be introduced in San Francisco and the Bay Area with the next iOS 12 beta and will cover Northern California by fall. Continue reading “Apple is rebuilding Maps from ground up by using first-party data gathered by iPhones”

Apple partners with Ito World to display nearest bike-sharing stations in Maps

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Apple today inked a deal with Ito World to display nearest bike-sharing stations in Maps in over 175 cities across 36 countries. The feature is already live on Maps and will help you find the nearest station by typing “bike sharing” in the search bar or the name of the service. Continue reading “Apple partners with Ito World to display nearest bike-sharing stations in Maps”

Apple reportedly using drones to improve Maps and combat Google Maps

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Apple is said to be using drones to improve Maps, according to a latest report from Bloomberg. Along with the drones, the company will also  some indoor navigation tech to improve its app to better compete with Google. Continue reading “Apple reportedly using drones to improve Maps and combat Google Maps”

Apple Maps now offers hotel reviews from TripAdvisor and Booking.com

Apple is making Apple Maps more powerful with TripAdvisor and Booking.com integration. The latest update to Apple Maps brings hotel reviews from these two websites.

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Apple CEO Tim Cook apologizes for Maps on iOS 6


Apple CEO Time Cook has issued an apology letter on Apple website  regarding the new Maps app on iOS 6 saying that Apple fell short on the commitment to deliver the best experience to the customers. The new iPhone 5 sold 5 milion units in the first 3 days and the iOS 6 update started rolling out for the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch last week uses Apple’s own maps instead of Google Maps that is used in more than 100 million iOS devices. Continue reading “Apple CEO Tim Cook apologizes for Maps on iOS 6”